Altera Programming Unit (APU) USB Driver Information for Windows 98

Windows will prompt you to install the Altera Programming Unit universal serial bus (USB) driver the first time the APU is plugged in.

Quartus II - Driver Installation

When you plug in the APU USB cable, Windows 98 will automatically recognize it and start the Add New Hardware wizard.

  1. Click Next in the Add New Hardware Wizard window
  2. Click Next
  3. Choose Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location and click Next
  4. Choose Universal Serial Bus controller from the list of devices and click Next
  5. Click the Have Disk... button
  6. Click Browse in the Install From Disk window
  7. Browse to the <Path to Quartus® II software>\drivers directory and click OK
  8. Click OK in the Install From Disk window
  9. Choose APU - Altera Programming Unit in the Models list and click Next
  10. Click Next to install the driver
  11. Click Finish
  12. Set up programming hardware in the Quartus II software to complete your installation.

MAX+PLUS II 10.12 - Driver Installation

When you plug in the APU USB cable, Windows 98 will automatically recognize it and start the Add New Hardware wizard.

  1. Click Next in the Add New Hardware Wizard window
  2. Click Next
  3. Choose Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location and click Next
  4. Choose Universal Serial Bus controller from the list of devices and click Next
  5. Click the Have Disk... button
  6. Click Browse in the Install From Disk window
  7. Browse to the <Path to MAX+PLUS® II software>\Drivers\apu directory and click OK
  8. Click OK in the Install From Disk window
  9. Choose APU - Altera Programming Unit in the Models list and click Next
  10. Click Next to install the driver
  11. Click Finish
  12. Set up programming hardware in the MAX+PLUS II software to complete your installation

MAX+PLUS® II software version 10.11 and earlier does not support the APU. To download MAX+PLUS II software updates, go to the MAX+PLUS II Software Updates web page.